20 days in Western Europe Itinerary

20 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+2
Fly + train + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
subway + train:  3​h
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Hyeres, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spiaggia di castiglione and Lido di Ravello. Explore Ravello's surroundings by going to Positano (Bagni d'Arienzo & Fornillo). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and savor the flavors at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ravello day trip planning site .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Ravello is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Ravello is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Abu Dhabi, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Ravello, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Lido Capo di Conca
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and Palatine Hill. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Ravello in July, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence visit planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to St. Mark's Square, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip maker .

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona holiday builder site .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. You'll get in some beach time at La plage and Plage de Sylvabelle. Step out of the city life by going to Plage de Gigaro and Plage de Cavaliere. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc and stroll through Plage de l'Estagnol.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hyeres vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Barcelona to Hyeres in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Hyeres when traveling from Barcelona in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hyeres

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Plage de l'Estagnol
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
La plage ©
La plage

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Le Marais and Louvre Museum. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Hyeres to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hyeres in August: high temperatures in Paris hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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